jazz. blues and rock.

I SPRINGWELL HOUSE Ardmillan Terrace Over The Top Thurs 9—Sun 12 June. 7.30pm. £1 .50 (£1 ). Part of Spring Fling: a community perforntancc project of a play by George Williamson that follows the lives of two Edinburgh lads as they sign up durirtg the First World War.

I THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton Place. 226 5425. Box Office Mon—Sat 9.30am—5.30pm. Bar. Cafe.

Women's Theatre Week Tue 7-Sun 12 June.

As part of Spring Fling. Theatre

I Workshop are running a week ofevents:

workshops. discussions and performances for women interested irt getting involved at any level and in any aspect oftheatre. Beginners are welcome. Costs are £2 for tlte waged and 50p for the unwaged and there is a creche. Please call theatre for details ofevents during these final few clays.

This Island's Mine Fri 17 at Sat 18June. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). Gay Sweatshop in a play set during the Second World War about two individuals. both refugeesin different senses. See Panel.

I TRAVERSE THEATRE 112 West Bow. Grassmarkct. 226 2633. Box Office Tue—Sat 10am-8pm. Sun 6—10pm. Bar. Rest. Tickets also available from the Ticket Centre. 22 Market Street.

Prickly Heat Fri lllJunc—Sun 3 July. 7.30pm. £4.50 (£2.50). Sundays all tickets £2.50. Premiere of a new play by Simon Donald set suspend your disbelief— duringa heatwave . . . See Panel. Shadowing the Conquerer Fri 17 June—Sat 9 July. 7.45pm. £4.50 (£2.50). Sundaysall tickets £2.50. Premiere ofa new play by Peter Jukes. who wrote the highly successful A be! Barebone last year. This tinte he focuses on Alexander the Great. setting off on one last expedition in the company of a photographer. They undertake a strange journey. Photos for the production are by Liam Woon. Sec (iuestlist.


This section lists shows that are touring Scotland. We give detailed listings onlyfor periods when they are in the Central Belt area. There is a phone number for each company. however. should you require more information. Unless otherwise specified. the number after each venue listed isthe telephone number for ticket enquiriesfor that particular evening (please note. this is not always the venue number).

I Great Expectations TAG Theatre Company‘s excellent innovative Charles Dickens’ classic. that uses dance as well as words to explore the atmosphere and concerns of the story. Don't miss it. Civic Theatre. AyrA rts Festival Thurs 9 8; Fri 10 June. 8pm. 0292 264639: li'illage Theatre. [fast Kilbride Fri llJunc. 7.30pm. 03552 48669: Venues in England Sun l3—Sat 18

J une; Tron Theatre. GlasgowTue 21-Sun 26 June. 8pm. 041 552 4267/8. End of Tour.

I Shanghaied Borderline tour Liz Lochhead's popular and successful children‘s play about what happens when some children from different backgrounds are evacuated together during the Clydebank Blitz.

Ayrshire Arts l’esti val. Touring schools. Mon (y—Sat 11 June. 0292 281010. End of Tour.

I The Burgher’s Tale A new comedy by Allan Sharpe. written in the style ofa medieval commedia dell'arte. but with more than a hint of life today. tellingthe tale of a group oftravclling players. A lively. intelligent production by Theatre Co-()p.

Henderson Theatre. Shorts Fri 27 May; Theatre Royal. I)urnfries Tue 2 J une; Tron Theatre. (ilasgow’l‘uc 7—Sun lZJunc, End ofTour.

I Mister JOCit A touring one~man performance by virtuoso comic actor



JUNE EVENTS Friday 17th at 7. 30pm ADZIDO Pan African Dance Ensemble ‘Coming Home’ £3/£2 ( C one)

Saturday 18th at 1pm BATTLEFIELD BAND £3/£2 ( C one)

Sunday 19th at 3pm Summer Sym-Funnies with the SCO £3/£2 (Cone); Family Ticket£8

Saturday 25th at 1pm BALKANA Music of Bulgaria £2/.£ I (Cone) Saturday 25th at 7.30pm BOYS OF THE LOUGH £3/£2 (Cone)

Advance Tickets from: UsherHaIl, Lothian Road, 031 228 1155 Mon Sat loam -5pm





Russell Hunter of the new sequel toJock by W. Gordon Smith. See Review. Scottish Ballet Studio. Glasgow Mon 23 May-Sat l 1 June: Paisley Arts Centre. Paisley Tue 21—Sat 25 June. Tour continues to Edinburgh during the Edinburgh Festival.



I S.S.P.Iementary Benefit Tron Theatre. Trongate. Glasgow. 1 1 pm. £5 (£4 Tron S: SSP members). A cabaret evening to raise funds for the Scottish Society of Playwrights. who support new theatre writing in Scotland. but have been without an SAC grant since 1985. Those on the line-up include poet and playwright Liz Lochhead: musician Dave Anderson: comedy duo The Alexander Sisters and the popular comic actress Elaine C. Smith. ITriple Bill Kinooziers Club. Clyde Street. Glasgow. 041 3330387. 6pm onwards. £3.50. (£25 season ticket allows entry to all performances over the next three months). Tonight: Tom the Man and the Angry Reactions; Alex Dalgleish and Shnicklefritz.

I Cabaret Evening French institute. 13 Randolph Crescent. Edinburgh. 031 225 5366. 7.30pm. £3 (members £2).An evening ofcabaret presented by the Theatre Workshop of the French institute. with music. sketches and poems. plus wine.

I SHAO Benefit Calton Studios. (‘alton Road. Edinburgh. 9pm. £3 (£2). Tocover costs incurred at last month's ‘1.ark iii the Park'. Scottish llontosexual Action Group are having a benefit evening. mostly bands and disco. btit other entertainment too. including Claws Out Theatre Company.


ITriple Bill Kinooziers Club. Clyde Street. Glasgow. 04] 333 (1387. 6pm onwards. Tickets as above. Music from Billie lbidun; Black Diamond andTam White.

I Cabaret Evening French institute. Edinburgh. See above. Friday 10.


I Daytime Cabaret Kinooziers Club. Clyde Street. Glasgow. ()41 333 0387. llanna Starosta provides entertainment for your champagne breakfast ( l lam onwards) and the Bill Fanning Dance Band is therefor your afternoon tea (2.30pm onwards).

I Cabaret Evening French Institute. Edinburgh. See above. Friday 10.


ITriple Bill Kinooziers Club. Clyde Street. Glasgow. 041 3330387. 6pm onwards. Billie lbidun and jazz musicians Rod Paterson and Dave Batchelor provide music tonight.

I Nelson Mandela Freedom at Seventy Campaign: Party and Cabaret Mandela Theatre. 2 Abbeymount. Edinburgh. 03] 661 0982. 8pm. £3 (£1 .50). A cabaret and party as part of the Freedom at Seventy campaign for Nelson Mandela. seventy next month and still in gaol. The march from Glasgow to London arrives in Edinburgh today. See Open Listings for details.


I Triple Bill Kinooziers Club. Clyde Street. Glasgow. 041 3330387. 6pm onwards. Music front lan Bruce. Bob Stephenson and Bobby Wishart.


I Triple Bill Kinooziers Club. Clyde

Street. Glasgow. 041 3330387. 6pm onwards. A country and western evening with Country Pride. Texas Moon. Just Another Year and a real live shoot-out.

ITripIe Bill Kinooziers Club.Clyde l Street. Glasgow. 041 3330387. 6pm onwards. lan Bruce. Swamp Trash and Zoot la Shoot.


I Double Bill Kinooziers Club. Clyde Street. Glasgow. 041 3330387. The Eona Craig Vaudeville Band and Black Diamond provide tonight‘s music.

I Daytime Cabaret Kinooziers Club. Clyde Street. Glasgow. 041 3330387. George Forest eases down the champagne breakfast ( l 1am onwards) and Bill Murdoch provides music for the tea dance (2.30pm onwards).


I Bill of Four Kinooziers Club. Clyde Street. Glasgow. 041 3330387. 6pm onwards. Jacqueline Gilbride; Tom the Man and the Angry Reactions; Spike and Kit Carey.


I Triple Bill Kinooziers Club. Clyde Street. Glasgow. 041 3330387. 6pm onwards. Honest Sam and the Dealers: the Georgia Cotton Pickers and Nebraska.


I Cabaret Kinooziers Club. Clyde Street. Glasgow. ()41 3330387. Jali MusaJawariis one of the bands on tonight‘s line up. ()thers not confirmed at time ofgoingto press.


LASGOW Performance

I Focus on Dance See panel for preview details.


I OARNETBANK SCHOOL Renfrew Street. Contemporary Tuesdays 7—8pm with Jane Simpson. £2. 334 3349 forinfo.

I HILLHEAD HIGH SCHOOL Oakfield Ave. Contemporary Dance 8—9.30pm. £2. Thursday evenings with Fiona Alderman. Some experience necessary. Contact 334 1657 for further details.

Jan Thursday evenings 6.30—8pm. £2. Contact Karen Pasi 334 4777 for further details.

I STEPS OUT 261 West Princes Street. 331 2931.

Tuesday Classes Junior contemporary class ( 12 years and over) at 6—7pm and adult jazz at 7. 15-8.30pm. Prices below. Wednesday Class Adult contemporary class at 6—7.30pm.

Adults £2/£1 . Juniors£l .50.

See COURSES section after Edinburgh for details ofspecial courses.

EDINBURGH Performance

I GEORGE SOUARE THEATRE Tickets from the Kalpna and Shamiana restaurants and on the door.

Sanskrit": 18th Festival of Arts of India 10 June. 7.30pm. £4 (£3). This is to be afeast of songs. music. dance and drums featuring some of lndia’s foremost artists. For the first time Orissi dance duets will be

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